2008 - 19 April: For the second time in three days, a bomb went off in northern Spain Sunday preceded by a warning call by the Basque separatist group ETA. The blast damaged the recreation center of the ruling Socialist Party in the Basque town of Elgoibar. No one was hurt.
2008 - 17 April: A bomb blast outside the office of Spain's ruling Socialist party in Bilbao, was blamed on Basque separatist group ETA after a traditional phone call to DYA, and caused serious damage to the building but no casualties. However, 7 policemen were injured.
2008 - 30 March: Two small bombs exploded near Azpeitia with minor damage near a television transmitter. No injuries were reported. ETA.
2008 - 21 March: A car bomb explodes outside a Guardia Civil barracks in Calahorra, Rioja, injuring one policeman lightly and causing extensive property damage. ETA.
2008 - 7 March: An ETA gunman kills Isaías Carrasco, former town councilor for Mondragón, on his way to work, two days before the General Elections.
2007 - 1 December: Three gunmen kill one Spanish civil guard and mortally wounded another (who died 4 days later) in Capbreton, France. The gunmen escaped in a car, later commandeering a second in their getaway. ETA.
2007 - 3 November: Madrid, Spain Threat by Al Qaeda
2007 - 2 October: San Sebastian, Spain Failed attack
2007 - 20 September: Barcelona & Madrid, Spain Failed attack by an unknown group
2007 - 24 August: A van bomb explodes in front of Civil Guard's cuartel in Durango, injuring two Guardia Civil officers. Another car bomb, supposed to be the one used to run away, explodes minutes later in Amorebieta. ETA.
2007 - 25 July: Two small bombs, claimed to be from ETA, exploded along the Tour de France route in Spain, there were no injuries reported.
2007 - 10 July: A suspected ETA member is arrested at the bus station in Santander, Spain armed with a gun, fake ID, bomb components and plans of at least two targets including the ferry terminal connecting Santander to Plymouth. Some media reported the Santander-Plymouth ferry was the target, although according to the The Plymouth Evening Herald, this was not the case.
2007 - 28 May: Barcelona, Spain Threat by Al Qaeda
2006 - 30 December: A bomb attack at terminal T4 of Madrid Barajas airport. Two Ecuadorian immigrants (Diego Armando Estacio Civizapa and Carlos Alonso Palate), who were napping inside their cars in the parking garage die as a consequence of the explosion. ETA.
2006 - April: The Sidi Bel Abbas sanctuary arson occurred in the Spanish exclave of Ceuta. This structure, built to commemorate 12th-century Muslim saint Sidi Bel Abbas, was burned by unknown parties. This action was widely believed to have been committed as an anti-Muslim act, particularly as several other attacks on Muslim religious centers in Spain occurred in 2005-2006. However, others have hypothesized that the sanctuary was burned by Salafist elements, who doctrinally object to the veneration of any human.
2006 - 22 March: ETA declares a "permanent ceasefire" after nearly 40 years fighting for independence from Spanish and French authorities. "Euskadi Ta Askatasuna has decided to declare a permanent ceasefire as of 0000 (2300 GMT) on 24 March 2006".
2006 - 5 March: Following the February 2006 deaths of ETA members Igor Miguel Angulo Iturrate, aged 32 (due to an apparent suicide by hanging), and Ricardo Sainz Olmos, aged 41 (as a result of an apparent heart attack), Batasuna together with the union Langile Abertzaleen Batzordeak call a day of protest and general strike on March 9. On the morning of the strike, ETA detonates several bombs near highways, causing no injuries.
2006 - 14 February: A car bomb exploded at a discotheque in northern Spain causing damage but no injuries because police had cleared the area after a traditional warning call in the name of the Basque separatist group ETA.
2006 - 6 February: Zaragoza, Spain Handgun by First of October Antifascist Resistance Group (GRAPO)
2006 - 26 January: ETA detonated a bomb beside the court of justice of Balmaseda and another one in the premises of Correos postal service in Etxebarri, both in Biscay, causing material damages and no personal injuries.
2005 - 21 December: ETA detonated a bomb inside a van in the back alley of a nightclub in Santesteban, Navarre. No injuries were reported. The nightclub suffered extensive structural damages and some buildings around it suffered damages too.
2005 - 18 December: ETA detonated a bomb inside an eel cannery in Irura, Guipúzcoa. No injuries were reported although the cannery suffered extensive damage. The police reports that the bombing is part of an extensive extortion campaign of ETA to Basque business owners.
2005 - 6 December: On Spanish Constitution Day, ETA detonated five bombs along Madrid highways. No injuries were reported. Also, in northern Spain, Santander Airport was closed following a threat of an attack using grenade launchers.
2005 - 24 September: ETA suspected of a car bomb attack in the northern Spanish province of Avila.
2005 - 27 February: A small bomb exploded at a resort hotel in Villajoyosa after a telephoned warning. The building was evacuated and no one was injured. The explosion damaged only a small house near the residence's swimming pool. ETA.
2005 - 9 February: ETA blows a white Renault 19 car with 30 kg of cloratite. The car was placed to the side of the building of Steria Iberica, in Madrid. A total of 42 people resulted with minor injuries.
2004 - 12 December: The Real Madrid Santiago Bernabéu stadium football Stadium was evacuated due to a phone-in bomb threat on behalf of ETA. The bomb—expected to blow up at 9:00 p.m.—does not explode, and the 69,000 spectators of the match are safely evacuated by the Spanish Police at 8:45 p.m.
2004 - 6 December: On Spanish Constitution Day, ETA detonated seven bombs in bars, cafes and town squares across Spain.
2004 - 3 December: ETA bombs 5 petrol stations in the Madrid area. Due to a telephoned warning, the areas were evacuated and no one was injured.
2004 - 27 September: Almeria, Spain Threat by Suicide Brigades of Andalucía
2004 - 27 September: ETA militants send a videotape to Gara, a Basque newspaper based in Gipuzkoa, in which the militants state that ETA would continue to fight for Basque self-determination and that ETA would "respond with arms against those who deny us through the force of arms." This videotape represented ETA's first major public statement since the 11 March attacks. During the weekend preceding the videotape release, the group claimed responsibility for a series of bombings that had hampered electricity transmission between France and Spain.
2004 - 2 April: Madrid, Spain Failed attack by Al Qaeda
2004 - 11 March: Madrid Train Bombings (also known as 11/3 and in Spanish as 11-M) consisted of a series of coordinated bombings against the Cercanías (commuter train) system of Madrid, Spain on the morning of 11 March 2004 (three days before Spain's general elections), killing 191 people and wounding 1,755. The official investigation by the Spanish Judiciary determined the attacks were directed by an al-Qaeda-inspired terrorist cell although no direct al-Qaeda participation (only "inspiration") has been established. Spanish nationals who sold the explosives to the terrorists were also arrested.
2002 - 4 August: Car bomb explodes outside the Civil Guard's casa cuartel in Santa Pola and kills two people, a six-year-old girl and a 54 year old man, and injuring 40 people. ETA.
2001 - 27 July: Three people were injured at 2:30 a.m. when a powerful explosion occurred in front of the La Caixa bank in downtown Madrid. In the same day, Spanish authorities deactivated what was described as a "massive" car bomb in an airport in Malaga, a major tourist destination. An ETA caller warned ahead of time that the bomb was set.
2001 - 26 July: Barcelona, Spain Package bomb by First of October Antifascist Resistance Group (GRAPO)
2000 - 27 September: Seville, Valencia and Vigo, Spain. Package bomb
1999 - 21/22 December: The Spanish Civil Guard intercepts a Madrid-bound van driven by ETA members and loaded with 950 kg of explosives near Calatayud (Zaragoza); the next day, another van loaded with 750 kg is found not far from there. The incident is known as "la caravana de la muerte" (the caravan of death). Shortly after 9/11, ETA confirmed their plan had been to use those 1,700 kg to blow down Torre Picasso (online report with video in Spanish).
1999 - 8 June: Zaragoza, Spain Mail bomb by Red Brigades (BR)
1999 - 7 June: Burgos, Spain Mail bomb by Red Brigades (BR)
1997: Abduction of Basque councilor Miguel Angel Blanco, prompting six million Spaniards to join mass demonstrations against ETA. The organization asks the government to relocate all imprisoned ETA members in prisons closer to the Basque Country in 48 hours. When the government does not accept this demand, Miguel Angel Blanco is executed.
1995 - 11 December: A car bomb explodes at the passing of military van in the Vallecas borough of Madrid, killing 6 civilians who worked for the Army. ETA.
1995 - 19 April: Nearly successful attempt to kill José María Aznar, the leader of Spain's right-wing opposition and future Prime Minister. A car bomb loaded with 40 kg of explosives is detonated at the passing of his official car. He is saved by his vehicle's armor plating but a bystander is killed in the blast. ETA.
1995: Assassination plot on King Juan Carlos of Spain failed. ETA.
1993 - 21 June: A car bomb explodes at the passing of a military van at the junction of López de Hoyos and Joaquín Costa streets in Madrid, killing 6 soldiers and 1 civilian and injuring 20 people. ETA.
1991 - 29 May: A car bomb loaded with 70 kg of explosives is detonated inside the Civil Guard's Casa Cuartel in Vic (Barcelona), which was located next to a school. 10 people are killed (4 of them children) and 28 are injured. ETA.
1986 - 14 July: A car bomb on República Dominicana square in Madrid explodes at the passing of a small bus carrying young Civil Guards, killing 12 of them and injuring 50 people. ETA.
1985 - September: First ETA car bomb in Madrid kills an American citizen and wounds 16 Civil Guards.
1985 - July (day unknown): Madrid, Spain Package bomb by Abu Nidal Organization (ANO)
1977 - 13 October: Spain, Oman, and Somalia Hijacking by Red Army Faction (RAF)
1977 - 27 March: CIIM terrorists bombed a florist shop in Las Palmas Airport, seriously injuring eight people. Members then threatened to explode a second bomb in the airport, forcing police to shut down air traffic while they searched for the bomb. The sudden re-routing of all flights to the Los Rodeos Airport, in addition to various other factors, was blamed for Los Rodeos disaster, the airplane crash with the highest number of fatalities to date, when two Boeing 747 airliners collided resulting in the death of 583 people.
1977 - 24 January: The 1977 Massacre of Atocha was a neo-fascist attack during the Spanish transition to democracy after Franco's death in 1975, killing five and injuring four. It was committed in an office located on 77 Atocha Street near Atocha railway station in Madrid, where specialists of labor law, members of the Workers' Commissions trade union (CCOO), and of the then clandestine Communist Party of Spain (PCE), had gathered. The next day, the massacre was revindicated by a group calling itself Alianza Apostólica Anticomunista (Triple A or AAA). The suspects arrested were close to Blas Piñar's Fuerza Nueva far-right party, the Falange-JONS and the Franco Guard.
1977 - 3 January: CIIM bombed the offices of South African Airways in Las Palmas, its first attack.
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SOURCES OF INFORMATION
EUROPOL: EU Terrorism Situation and Trend Report TE-SAT 2008
The Terrorism Research Center